You Want It Darker

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You Want It Darker
Studio album by
Released21 October 2016 (2016-10-21)
RecordedApril 2015 – July 2016
StudioLeonard Cohen's house in Wilshire, Los Angeles
ProducerLeonard Cohen, Adam Cohen, Patrick Leonard
Leonard Cohen chronology
Can't Forget: A Souvenir of the Grand Tour
You Want It Darker
Singles from You Want It Darker
  1. "You Want It Darker"
    Released: 21 September 2016
  2. "Traveling Light"
    Released: 23 February 2017

You Want It Darker is the fourteenth and final studio album by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen. It was released on 21 October 2016, by Columbia Records.[1][2] The album was created towards the end of Cohen's life and focuses on death, God, and humor. It was released to critical acclaim.

Songs[change | change source]

All lyrics written by Leonard Cohen. 

No. TitleMusicProducer(s) Length
1. "You Want It Darker"  Patrick LeonardAdam Cohen 4:44
2. "Treaty"  Leonard CohenPatrick Leonard 4:02
3. "On the Level"  Sharon RobinsonAdam Cohen 3:27
4. "Leaving the Table"  Leonard CohenAdam Cohen 3:47
5. "If I Didn't Have Your Love"  Patrick LeonardPatrick Leonard 3:35
6. "Traveling Light"  Adam Cohen, Patrick LeonardAdam Cohen 4:22
7. "It Seemed The Better Way"  Patrick LeonardAdam Cohen 4:21
8. "Steer Your Way"  Leonard CohenAdam Cohen 4:23
9. "String Reprise / Treaty"  Leonard CohenPatrick Leonard 3:26
Total length:

Crew[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. Monroe, Jazz (12 August 2016). "Leonard Cohen Announces New Album You Want It Darker". Pitchfork. Retrieved 16 October 2016.
  2. "LEONARD COHEN'S YOU WANT IT DARKER IN STORES OCTOBER 21". Columbia Records. 21 September 2016. Archived from the original on 22 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.

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